continuous casting

noun Metallurgy.
a technique of casting ingots, bars, etc., in which the metal is poured into an open-ended mold, being withdrawn as it solidifies so that the solid portion of the piece retains the fluid portion within the mold.

continuous caster, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To continuous casting
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: continuous caster
Words Near: continuous casting
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for continuous casting
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing continuous casting
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
Another finishing route, which is not used as frequently as continuous casting,
  is ingot casting.
Semi-finished product is then produced using continuous casting or ingot
  casting.
Applications include secondary cooling of continuous casting strands, roll
  cooling and plate cooling.
The manufacturing process involves the use of continuous casting furnaces.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature